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December 16, 2022

How to help kids follow a healthy diet even over holidays

This is a reprint of one of the more popular blogs I posted in the past. It’s adapted from an AP story on how we, as […]
December 16, 2022

Preventing a Christmas tree fire

Christmas trees may be bright and merry, but they can pose a fire hazard if you’re not careful. The National Fire Protection Association offers these suggestions […]
December 15, 2022

How to prevent injuries from holiday decorating

HealthDay News reminded us that decking the halls (and elsewhere) for the holidays may be getting more dangerous, according to a  government report from a few years […]
December 15, 2022

Preventing holiday burns

Here are some expert tips from HealthDay News to avoid getting burned this holiday season.
December 14, 2022

Holiday eating without the guilt – or the pounds

If you love those holiday smorgasbords but are already stressing about the added pounds you’ll have to sweat off come Jan. 1, help is at hand […]
December 14, 2022

‘Tis the season for colorectal screening? Give a life-saving gift this Christmas.

Merry Christmas, and get a colorectal exam! Sound unusual? One study found that sending reminders for colorectal screening exams during the December holiday season or near […]
December 13, 2022

Tips for avoiding holiday back pain

Planning on shopping ’til you drop? CBS News reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that over 50,000 people every year sustain some sort […]
December 13, 2022

Ten ways to avoid Christmas tree and holiday allergies

Here are some nice tips about avoiding allergies during the holidays. Of course, by now, some of us have learned the hard way, right?
April 12, 2008

Postpartum depression common among American women

As a family physician, I’ve had the privilege to deliver over 1500 babies in my career. Attending a birth and seeing the miracle of birth is […]
April 14, 2008

Senator Obama: Do you really want to know when life begins?

On the eve of the Pope Benedict the 16th’s first visit to the U.S., today’s health headlines contain the two very different views of two very […]
April 14, 2008

Health Headlines

Big U.S. study links breast cancer to drinking Trans-fats linked to breast cancer risk in study Soy compound linked to lower breast cancer risk Martin Luther […]
April 16, 2008

A natural product may falsely claim it uses “secrets of ancient medicine.” Ya think?

The Associated Press reported this week that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation of Kinoki Foot Detox. What’s their alleged crime? They […]
April 16, 2008

Vaccine Myth #1: Vaccines Cause Autism

Tuesday, in my weekly interview with Mark Elfstrand on WMBI in Chicago, a woman called to inquire about the risk of autism from vaccinations. It reminded […]
April 16, 2008

Health Headlines

Pro-Life Group Challenges Pro-Abortion Politicians With Video of Abortions Black Pro-Life Leader: Why Are Shepherds Leading the Sheep to Slaughter Safety of Water Bottles, Baby Bottles […]
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